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Earthen Vessels, The Sandra Organ Dance Company is pleased to present “AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS” a ballet choreographed by James Sewell of Minneapolis that incorporates American Sign Language (ASL) into the telling of this poignant holiday tale. It will be showing at Zilkha Hall in the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday and Sunday , Dec 18 and 19 at 2:30 and 7:30 pm. This show is a great group outing and family friendly event that honors the Christmas season….and it’s only an hour long!

The storyline is that of a widow and her disabled child, who are visited by three wise men. It’s a heartwarming opera that was made for television in the 1950’s—a wonderful introduction, . “AMAHL” is absolutely accessible to deaf community, with a special ticket rate ($10) great for groups of all generations. There will be an interpreter present to facilitate ticketing and announcements before the show, as well as discussion with performers after the show. Another highlight involves educating and teaching the basics of the ASL alphabet to the hearing audience as well.

Please consider bringing your group and family, as tickets for the deaf community, seniors and students is only $10 per attendee.

Earthen Vessels, The Sandra Organ Dance Company has been in existence for 12 years, and has offered this production along with two others revolving around various communities in our city, especially the African American and Latino heritages therein. The Company has offices and studio space at Talento Bilingue and offers reasonable tickets rates at a variety of venues in the downtown area.

Sandra Organ Solis founded THE COMPANY after 15years as Houston Ballet’s first African American ballerina, and founded this contemporary ballet ensemble to promote contemporary dance, educate and diversify the audience with “dances they can get.” Mrs. Organ Solis is a master teacher, performs sacred dance in church settings and leads choreographic workshops at spiritual retreats. She also serves as a deacon at City of Refuge EPC in the Third Ward.

For more information, please call us at 713-225-0677 or go our website:

call 713-315-2525 or go to

Earthen Vessels, The Sandra Organ Dance Company is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance and supported in part by Texas Commission on the Arts.

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